A federal judge in Brazil has accepted new corruption charges against former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who had already been indicted in four other graft cases.
Federal prosecutors in Brazil filed corruption charges Wednesday against Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, the former president who has wielded influence across Latin America for decades
About 2,000 people marched on Sunday in Sao Paulo to protest corruption and support Operation Car Wash, which for more than two years has been investigating the diversion of funds within the state-run oil company, Petrobras.
Much of the continent is mired in financial scandals, but a Brazilian probe has illustrated that public institutions can still fight back
We have yet to see where Brazil’s story will lead, but who can stop watching?
Tens of thousands of Brazilians have joined street protests against a vote which they say threatens to undermine a major anti-corruption investigation.
Brazil's ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been charged with corruption again, local media say.
A scandal and a further contraction of the economy make things difficult for the government
Corruption blocks the ability of governments to provide basic services to citizens, undermines people's trust in democracy and is often tied to cross-border crime, including drug trafficking, organized crime and money laundering. Is our culture the birth place for this outrageous phenomenon?
We remember the Corruption Perceptions Index which shows most citizens face the impact of corruption on a daily basis.
Latin America’s biggest corruption scandal is shaking the continent’s political establishment. It can all be traced back to Odebrecht, the Brazilian construction company
Corruption has been identified as the world’s biggest obstacle to economic and social development; In Latin America, a region with some of the most corrupt countries in the world
British artist Brian Nissen, who has spent many years in Mexico, believes that the three things that work best in this country are its culture, crime and corruption, all of which continue to grow incessantly.
The corruption allegations swirling around Mrs. Kirchner and her circle have provoked resentment among a public still smarting from the recession.
It remains to be seen whether Brazilians will come to believe that the former president was on the rights side of history.
Is estimated that in two decades corruption has costs about COP189 billion, which represents 4% of the country’s GDP of that time.
A congressional commission in Venezuela says that a staggering $70 billion has been siphoned off from public institutions
Over the past several years, both Brazil and Guatemala have been rocked by revelations of widespread corruption at the highest levels of government.
How many leaders have accepted their blame? A few, yes. But when the absence of self-criticism comes from the left, socialism and communism, which self-proclaim as defenders of the poor, corruption hurts three times as much.
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was charged in a money laundering investigation led by Sao Paulo state prosecutors, intensifying scrutiny of the politician questioned in a separate federal graft probe last week.
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